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Basics:

  • What: Introductory OR refresher workshop that includes discussion and practice applying the Omaha System to case study data (see sample case studies on www.omahasystem.org)
  • Why: Opportunity for clinicians, managers, faculty, students, and programmers/IT staff who are considering OR using the Omaha System
  • Who: Karen S. Martin, RN, MSN, FAAN, presenter         

Registration Details:

  • Cost: $155.00 (Includes lunch and 5.5 contact hrs; Bring your license number with you). This continuing nursing activity was approved by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • Limited to 40 participants
  • To register: Contact Karen Martin at 402-333-1962 or martinks0007@gmail.com; mail check payable to: Martin Associates, 5711 N 167th Ave Circle, Omaha NE 68166. For cancellation and a refund, send written notice at least 2 weeks before the workshop.

Agenda:

  • 8:30-9:00:      Registration
  • 9:00-9:15:      Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:15-11:15:    Overview of the Omaha System
  • 11:15-12:30:  Group Practice
  • 12:30-1:00:    Lunch
  • 1:00-2:30:      Practice
  • 2:30-3:20:      Users and Discussion
  • 3:20-3:30:      Wrap-up; Complete Evaluations

Essential Points for Participants:

  1. The three parts of the Omaha System are the Problem Classification Scheme, the Intervention Scheme, and the Problem Rating Scale for Outcomes.
  2. Various benefits are associated with using an organized framework for the practice, documentation, and management of interdisciplinary health care services.
  3. Accurate and consistent application of the Omaha System to case study client data is an important skill for users.
  4. Three or more types of groups use the Omaha System.

For more about the Omaha System, review www.omahasystem.org. If possible, bring a copy of The Omaha System: A Key to Practice, Documentation, and Information Management (2005) to the workshop. To order books, see www.healthconnectionspress.com.  A limited number of books will be available for purchase at the workshop.